Saudi Eastern Province Cement to boost capacity

Saudi Eastern Province Cement to boost capacity
Published: 11 July 2005

Saudi cement producer Eastern Province Cement Company (EPC) will raise its annual capacity by 5.0 per cent in November 2005, EPC’s director general Zamil al-Muqrin said in an interview at end-June 2005.  The company plans to put into operation an additional clinker production line with a daily capacity of 3500t which will raise the annual capacity to 3.15Mt. The expansion project has an estimated cost of 400 mln Saudi riyals ($106.7m).